JAPAN HOW TO – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:04:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 Gas Stations in Japan – Useful Terms and Phrases https://bestlivingjapan.com/gas-stations-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/gas-stations-japan/#respond Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:56:28 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=59348 If you decide to own a car in Japan or use Car Sharing (ORIX / Careco / Times) you’ll have to fill up on gas. Japanese gas stations / gasoline stands (ガソリンスタンド) offer self-serve stations or full-service stations where they’ll fill up the tank so you’ll never have to leave the car. DID YOU KNOW – Gas …

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COMPOSTING IN JAPAN – TIPS FOR FREE COMPOST https://bestlivingjapan.com/composting-in-japan-tips-for-free-compost/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/composting-in-japan-tips-for-free-compost/#respond Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:24:25 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=70262 Cooking at home means endless scraps perfect for composting in Japan! If you are are an average family of four, you consume enough food per year to yield 100 kilos (200 lbs) of veggie and fruit scraps per year. If you are presently throwing these scraps out in the burnable garage each year, the food …

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Shared Gardening in Japan – Sharebatake.com https://bestlivingjapan.com/shared-gardening-in-japan-sharebatake-com/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/shared-gardening-in-japan-sharebatake-com/#respond Tue, 26 May 2020 04:00:11 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=70638 Nothing tastes better than your own grown veggies and fruits, so check out shared gardening in Japan! Sharebatake.comis a Japanese website that aggregates local shared gardens where you can pay a membership fee of typically 11,000 yen and a monthly fee for garden space (usually 6-10,000 yen for garden space 3-9 square meters). A great activity …

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Top 10 Ways to Survive Hay Fever (kafunsho) Season in Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/survive-hay-fever-season-in-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/survive-hay-fever-season-in-japan/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2020 21:11:28 +0000 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/?p=54462 If you’re suffering from excessive sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose or a scratchy throat you might be experiencing an allergy from Japanese cedar pollen, or sugi tree – known as kafunsho (花粉症)/hay fever.  Here are our recommended Top 10 Ways to Survive Hay Fever (kafunsho) Season in Japan.  Kafunsho is hard on adults but even …

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Got Head Lice? – How to Treat Lice In Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/got-head-lice-how-to-treat-lice-in-japan/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/got-head-lice-how-to-treat-lice-in-japan/#respond Mon, 10 Feb 2020 06:00:33 +0000 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/?p=53684 Got Lice? Learn how to treat lie in Japan. Lice is SHIRAMI in Japanese (シラミ).  First reaction is ick, yikes, embarrassment, worry. Get over it quick and take action. Lice are very common in Japan, especially on kids in daycare, nursery and elementary. Any kid can get it. We talked to two school nurses and …

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Best Tokyo Airbnb for Families – Learnings from Tokyo https://bestlivingjapan.com/best-tokyo-airbnb-for-families/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/best-tokyo-airbnb-for-families/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:00:22 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=17407 Are you planning a Tokyo vacation soon and wondering whether to rent an Airbnb or not? As an Airbnb host of four years here are my tips for finding the Best Tokyo Airbnbs for Families. Here are my two Family Airbnbs in Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo! Pictures also below. (Unit 102 and Unit 103) We …

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